The California Chasm: Inequality in One of the Most Unequal States in the Country
California is the home to more super rich than anywhere else in the country—and it also exhibits the highest poverty rate in the nation.
Dr. Manuel Pastor is a professor of sociology and american studies and ethnicity at the University of Southern California, where he also serves as director of USC’s Program for Environmental and Regional Equity and co-director of USC’s Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration. Dan Braun works with unions, social justice groups, and others engaged in creative change campaigns. He lives in Echo Park, Los Angeles.